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Toner Cartridges


Laser Toner Cartridges

We sell black & coloured toner cartridges for all the popular laser printers. There are 3 types of cartridges, remanufactured, compatible & OEM.

Remanufactured

A remanufactured toner cartridge is produced by OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturer) or a 3rd party manufacturer that recycles used original toner cartridges. They undergo several quality control processes to ensure the quality of the materials. Any worn or defective parts are also replaced, (drum, rollers, toner, seal, chips) and the cartridge is then cleaned and refilled, and tested. There are many benefits to buying a remanufactured laser toner, first is cost, most people purchase a remanufactured toner for the savings. Secondly it is more evironmentally friendly, a laser cartridge can take up to 450 years to decompose in a landfill, and in North America 350 million cartridges are thrown out each year. Want to recycle your old cartridges? Look at where you can recycle them for free, brands like Canon, have had recycling programs in place since 1990. Take a look at the brands who recycle toner cartridges.

Compatible

Compatible toner cartridges are manufactured from scratch, they are not used cartridges that have been refilled or remanufactured. They are not made by the original manufacturer, but they are made specifically to be compatible with your printer. Some say that these cartridges are less reliable, but they are a great cost-effective solution to the brand names. They are produced under high standards and usually exceed the quality of the OEM cartridges.

OEM

Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) are brand name toner cartridges made by the printer manufacturer, are often very costly in comparison with compatible and remanufactured toner.

You can also buy "Refillable Kits"

Refillable cartridges are cartridges that have been simply refilled with more toner. There are do-it-yourself kits available. However, often times you have to drill the hole yourself, and then carefully reseal the cartridge [read about toner safety & cleaning].

About Toner Cartridges


What is a Laser Toner Cartridge?

Toner cartridges are used in laser, printers, photocopiers and fax machines. A toner cartridge or laser toner as they are sometimes called, contain toner powder, a fine, dry mixture of plastic particles, carbon, and black or other coloring agents that make the image on the paper.

Toner cartridges come in 4 different colours cyan, magenta, yellow, and black.

Toner cartridges can be very expensive, sometimes more than the printer itself. Some people dispose of their printer when it is out of toner and replace the entire machine (Although most laser printers only come with toners 1/3 full).

The best solution to save on costs is to purchase compatible or remanufactured toner cartridges.

What is a drum unit?

Drum units are what is used to transfer the toner electrostatically onto the paper, using heated rollers during the printing process. This process creates higher quality prints for speed in comparison to inkjet. Drum units usually last much longer than toner cartridges, you will often change your toner cartridges 3-4 times before needing to replace the drum cartridge. If you need to replace your drum cartridge you will notice a decrease in the print quality. If you notice blank spaces, missing spots, or streaking, it is most likely time to replace your drum unit. You may also get a warning or alert depending on your printer model “Drum Near End” or “Replace Drum”.
What is page yield?

Page yield is the estimated amount of pages that will be printed per cartridge.
How long will my toner cartridge last?
Depending on how much your home or office prints each day, your toner cartridge could last anywhere from 6 months to a couple of years.

When should you replace your toner cartridge?

Old toner cartridges can wear down over time, especially refillable ones. With refillable toner a hole is simply drilled and refilled with toner, parts are not inspected, checked or replaced. Old cartridges can develop cracks, and holes over time, causing toner to leak into the machine. If you notice spots or smears on your prints, replace your toner cartridge quickly so you do not damage your printer.

Also you need to replace your toner cartridge when your toner is running low, or print quality decreases because of toner deterioration. You might notice that you have low toner coverage, that your printer is not printing evenly, and the print isn’t as sharp and crisp as it used to be. Most new laser printer models will give you a warning message, telling you the toner cartridge is running low, before it is time to replace the toner cartridge.

Most new laser printer models will give you a warning message, telling you the toner cartridge is running low, before it is time to replace the toner cartridge.

Some manufacturers include toner cartridges come with drum units, that way every time your toner runs out you are replacing the toner and the imaging drum.

Recycling Toner Cartridges


Canon was the first to start a toner recycling program in 1990. The Clean Earth Campaign in Canada has collected over 3 million cartridges that would have been otherwise thrown out and ended up in landfills.

The brands below will recycle their own brand of toner cartridges for free. They also provide free shipping, and labels you can print out from their website, click on the links below to learn more about your brand.

Canon | HP | Samsung | Lexmark | Brother | Epson | Panasonic | Sharp | Dell

Xerox Canada now accepts Lexmark, HP, and Xerox branded cartridges. You can also order free Eco Boxes to return your cartridges in. Go to their website for more information. Xerox Green World Alliance

Think Recycle takes Brother, Canon, Dell, HP, IBM, Lexmark branded cartridges and drum units.

They also recycle cellphones, laptops, digital cameras, and ipods. You can also earn money by recycling your products for more information please visit their website Think Recycle 

Safety & Cleaning


Safety

  • Becareful of hot rollers, wait 1 hour after last printing before you change toners so the rollers have a chance to cool down, to avoid burning yourself.
  • Toner powder is not toxic but can be harmful if inhaled
  • Gloves should be worn when handling toner, as well as a protective mask to prevent inhalation
  • If enough toner is airborne it can create a small explosion

Cleaning

  • Do not vacuum with a standard vacuum cleaner as it can become electrically charged and ignite a fire, it is also very fine, so it can pass through the filters and escape into the room or into the motor of the vacuum cleaner
  • Cleaned spilled toner with a cold, damp cloth

 

Our Most Common Toners for general Printers


126a e260a11a mfc-7460dn cartridge
brother dcp-7030 toner hl-2040 toner mfc-7460dn toner
brother dcp-7060d toner hl-2140 cartridge mfc-7840w toner
brother dcp-7065dn toner hl-2140 toner mfc-7860dw cartridge
brother hl-2140 toner hl-2170w toner mfc-7860dw toner
brother hl-2240 cartridge hl-2240 toner mfc-9120cn toner
brother hl-2240 toner hl-2270dw cartridge mfp m175nw toner
brother hl-2270dw toner hl-2270dw toner ml-1640 cartridge
brother mfc-7220 toner hl-2280dw toner ml-1640 toner
brother mfc-7360n toner hl-3040cn toner ml-1665 toner
brother tn210 toner hp 126a toner ml-1670 toner
brother tn330 cartridge hp cb435a cartridge ml-1675 toner
brother tn330 toner hp ce285a cartridge ml-1865 toner
brother tn350 cartridge hp ce285a toner ml-1865w toner
brother tn350 toner hp cm1415fnw toner ml-1915 toner
brother tn360 toner hp cp1215 cartridge ml-2240 toner
brother tn420 cartridge hp cp1215 toner mlt-d104s
brother tn420 toner hp laserjet 1018 cartridge mlt-d105l
brother tn450 cartridge hp laserjet 1020 cartridge mlt-d108s
brother tn450 toner hp laserjet 2600n toner mlt-d109s
brother tn450 toner cartridge hp laserjet pro 400 cartridge p1005 cartridge
canon 116 cartridge hp laserjet pro 400 toner p1005 toner
canon 120 cartridge hp m1212nf cartridge p1006 toner
canon 128 hp m1212nf toner p1102w cartridge
canon 128 cartridge hp m1217nfw toner p1102w toner
canon 128 toner hp mfp m175nw toner p1505 toner
canon 128 toner cartridge hp p1005 cartridge q2612a toner
cb436a hp p1005 toner samsung clp 320 cartridge
ce278a hp p1102w cartridge samsung mlt-d104s cartridge
ce285a hp p1102w toner samsung scx-4300 toner
ce285a cartridge hp q2612a cartridge scx-3200 toner
clp 320 toner laserjet 1012 cartridge scx-4300 toner
clp 325 toner laserjet 1020 cartridge scx-4623f toner
clp-310 toner laserjet 1020 toner scx-4828fn toner
clp-315 toner laserjet 1600 toner tn210
clp-325w toner laserjet 2600n toner tn210 toner
clx-3180 toner laserjet 3015 toner tn330
clx-3185fw toner laserjet pro 400 cartridge tn330 toner
cm1415fnw toner laserjet pro 400 toner tn350
cp1025 toner lexmark e260 toner tn350 cartridge
cp1525nw toner m1212nf cartridge tn350 toner
cp2025 cartridge m1212nf toner tn360
cp2025 toner m1217nfw cartridge tn360 cartridge
dcp-7020 toner m1217nfw toner tn360 toner
dcp-7030 cartridge m401dn toner tn420
dcp-7030 toner mf4350d toner tn420 cartridge
dcp-7040 toner mf4370dn toner tn420 toner
dcp-7060d toner mfc-7220 toner tn450
dcp-7065dn cartridge mfc-7360n cartridge tn450 cartridge
dcp-7065dn toner mfc-7360n toner tn450 toner
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